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Luxury Automakers Ramp Up India Investments On Anticipated Future Growth

by Trefis Team
India is the world’s seventh largest passenger vehicle market, and was previously estimated to topple Germany, Brazil and Russia to gain three places in the global rankings by 2015. Germany struggled from the impacts of the double-dip reces...
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Lexmark Raises Bid Price For ReadSoft Again

by Trefis Team
In May, Lexmark International (NYSE:LXK) had announced its plans to acquires Readsoft, a Swedish document and business process management company that offers both on-premise and cloud software, for $182 million. However, the company has had to ...
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L Brands Beats On Profits And Raises Full Year Guidance

by Trefis Team
The parent company of Victoria’s Secrets and Bath & Body Works, L Brands (NYSE:LB), continues to perform very well in an environment that has been tough for most apparel retailers in the U.S. The company reported modest growth in its c...
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Two Key Executives Leave Walgreen Due To a $1 Billion Forecasting Error

by Trefis Team
A $1 billion forecasting error in Walgreen’s (NYSE:WAG) Medicare-related business cost the company’s two top executives (the CFO and the president of its pharmacy, health and wellness division ) their jobs. Walgreen’s CFO est...
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Cloud Migration, Salesforce1 Could Help Sustain Salesforce’s Impressive Topline Growth Trajectory

by Trefis Team
Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) reported its fiscal Q2’15 results on August 21. (Fiscal years end with January.)  Revenues topped the consensus estimate of $1,288 million, growing 38% to reach $1,319 million. The company also exceed analyst estim...
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Aeropostale’s Earnings Tumble Again, But Increasing Average Unit Retail Provides Hope

by Trefis Team
Aeropostale ‘s (NYSE:ARO) shares dropped by more than 10% in after hours trading after the company reported a loss of $63.8 million in Q2, and projected wider-than-expected losses for the current quarter, which includes the critical back-to...
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Renren’s Q2’14 Earnings Preview: No Significant Improvement Expected In The Quarter

by Trefis Team
China’s largest social networking site,  Renren Inc (NYSE:RENN) is set to announce its Q2 2014 earnings on August 26. The company has been struggling since the last few quarters due to intense competition in the advertising industry, low mo...
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Best Buy’s Q2’15 Sales To Be Impacted By The Weak Consumer Electronics Market But Long-Term Prospects Remain Positive

by Trefis Team
The largest specialty retailer of consumer electronics in the U.S., Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), will report its Q2 2015 earnings on August 26. (Fiscal years end with January.)  A weak consumer electronics market, as well as growing competition from reta...
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Trina Solar Q2 Preview:Margins Could Shrink On Higher Costs, Less Favorable Sales Mix

by Trefis Team
Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL), one of China’s largest solar companies, is expected to publish its Q2 2014 earnings on August 26. The company has guided panel shipments of between 950 megawatts (MW) and 1.01 GW for Q2, which could possibly make it the fi...
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Lear To Expand Seating Division By Acquiring Eagle Ottawa

by Trefis Team
Global automotive interiors supplier  Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) is closing on a deal to acquire Eagle Ottawa, the world’s largest supplier of premium automotive leather, for over $800 million. The company’s revenues increased by 67% betwe...
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BofA Likely To Report Q3 Loss Over Record $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement

by Trefis Team
Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) finally inked a deal with a string of government agencies to substantially put its outstanding legacy mortgage-related issues to rest for a total cost of $16.65 billion. The diversified banking group reached the accord ...
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Stock Pickers Languishing, Smart Beta Gaining

by Alan Gula
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program Stock Pickers Languishing, Smart Beta Gaining By Alan Gula, Chief Income Analyst   The art of professional stock picking is dying . . .  or so we’re led to believe. Act...
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Jumping on the Risk Bandwagon? Think Again

by Mitchell Clark, B.Comm.
Submitted by Profit Confidential as part of our   contributors program Jumping on the Risk Bandwagon? Think Again The stock market has an underlying strength to it, seemingly only to be undone by geopolitical events. Fed action always has th...
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The Biggest Scourge on the Tech Industry

by Robert Williams
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program The Biggest Scourge on the Tech Industry By Robert Williams, Founder   A patent infringement lawsuit was recently filed against a well-known “B-list” celebrity. However,...
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3 U.K. Dividend Kings I Love To Buy

by Dividend Yield
Submitted by Dividend Yield as part of our contributors program . 3 U.K. Dividend Kings I Love To Buy As you might know, I love stocks that increase dividends, not because I’m an event driven investor, but because I love it to see that...
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